Misplaced Trust (pt.2)

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Speaker: 
Pastor Steve Johnson
Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Scripture: 
Luke 18:9-14

Part One: “The Futility of Trusting in __________  for Justice.” 

Part Two: “The Fallacy of Trusting in_____________ .

 

I. PRIDE IS A SUBTLE _____________________ .                            

Even the little bit of pride we do recognize in our lives is only the _______ of the __________________.

 

II. PRIDE IS ________________________BECAUSE IT LEADS TO A HOST OF OTHER SINS.

1. Pride assigns _______________________. 

2. Pride is at the root of _____________________. 

3. Pride is at the root of _____________________. 

4. Pride is at the root of a ___________________  ___________________________. 

5. Pride is always concerned about _____________________ and _______________________.

 

III. PRIDE IS NEVER UGLIER THAN WHEN IT IS EXPRESSED _________________   _____________.

A. The Pharisee (11-12)

1. He prayed ____ himself. 

2. He prayed _______ himself (cf. Matt. 6:5). 

3. He measured himself by the________________  _______________________ of comparison. 

4. He boasted about his religious ____________________________ .                                 

5. He prayed to ______________ himself.

 

B. The Tax Collector (13-14a).

1. He was not a ________________________ man. 

2. He knew he was a __________________ . 

3. He was too ________________________ to look up 

4. He could only plead for _________________________.

 

IV. GOD IS LOOKING FOR  ____________  ___________________  (14b; Jam. 4:6; Ps. 34:18)